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Discovery of nanosized molecules that might inhibit Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
Published: 01 Jul, 2021

Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in brain tissues.

Sarandra’s mid-seminar on fall prevention for the elderly
Published: 20 Apr, 2021

Mid-seminar means that you have come halfway in the research based on your research plan.

Umeåforskare blir SIGHT Fellow
Published: 14 Jun, 2021

Masoud Vaezghasemi is one of eleven researchers in the country in career development programs in global health

Hundreds gather for a sustainable future in developing countries
Published: 02 Jun, 2021

Umeå University hosts DevRes2021, which brings together hundreds of stakeholders in development research.

Exploring thriving for older people living in nursing homes
Published: 01 Jun, 2021

Exploration of thriving gives opportunities to understand and support positive experiences for older people.

Public Health student is Umeå University’s Global Swede 2021
Published: 28 May, 2021

Sergio Flores was honoured at a digital ceremony and received a diploma for the prestigious award.

In memoriam: Nemam Ghafouri
Published: 09 Apr, 2021

Collegues at the Department of Epidemiologi and Global Health writes about Neman.

Risk that the terrestrial carbon sink declines in the future
Published: 01 Apr, 2021

Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.

Number of doctoral students is increasing at Umeå University
Published: 11 Mar, 2021

200 new doctoral students were admitted in 2020, the highest number in six years. The majority are women.

A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine lead parts of research that form the basis for the observatory's work.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Published: 26 Feb, 2021

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean
Published: 16 Feb, 2021

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean appointed at the Faculty of Medicine, for the next term of office.

RAI thinks strategically about AI
Published: 08 Feb, 2021

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Katrine Riklund is chair of RAI that strengthens the development of AI at the university.

Increased risk of dying from COVID for people with severe mental disorder
Published: 03 Feb, 2021

People with severe mental disorders have a significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19.

Social networks important for ageing in rural Indonesia
Published: 02 Feb, 2021

Social networks go under the skin for ageing women in rural Indonesia, is shown in a new doctoral thesis.

Nordic Universities launch new monthly global health webinar series
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Nordic Global Health Talks: a monthly webinar series about global health from the Nordic universities.

Breakthrough on diarrhea virus opens up for new vaccines
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Mapping a virus that causes mortal diarrhea can provide opportunity for new ways of treating COVID-19.

In the interaction, new ideas are born at the Industrial Doctoral School
Published: 03 Oct, 2019

The Industrial Doctoral School welcomes current, past and future partners to a large workshop 24 October.

Collaboration for future research
Published: 28 Dec, 2020

Focus at the workshop was research collaboration and boundaries between academia and the business community.

KBC awards the Best Video Research Pitch presentations from the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 20 Nov, 2020

Congratulations to Lill Eilersten and Lena Lassinantti for winning the Best PhD Student Presentation Awards!

Four questions to Joacim on Icelab and the way to a new covid-19 project
Published: 19 Nov, 2020

How does an idea sparked in a casual discussion move to a funded project?

First aid provision of road traffic injured people by police officers
Published: 28 Oct, 2020

Hierarchical structure in the police hinders junior officers to apply first aid skills in Tanzania.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
Published: 22 Oct, 2020

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Four questions to researcher Ellen Bushell - new Swedish Young Academy member
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Ellen tells us about how one becomes a member of the Swedish Young Academy and how she plans to use her time.

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age
Published: 20 Oct, 2020

For women invited to mammography screening over the age of 70,reduction in mortality was significant.

Liquid gel in COVID patients’ lungs makes way for new treatment
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

A finding of the active agent in jelly in covid patients lungs can be key for effective treatment.

Umeå virologist rejoice at Nobel Prize for discovery of Hepatitis C virus
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

New research challenges model for diabetes research
Published: 29 Sep, 2020

A new study may significantly influence studies using a common diabetes research model.

New knowledge about food can improve the overall health of children
Published: 28 Sep, 2020

Nutritionist and gastronome Ulrica Johansson studies optimised supplementary food intake for young children.

Practically no spread of infection on campus at the start of the semester
Published: 17 Sep, 2020

The results show a very low prevalence of COVID-19 at the start of the semester, and no increase.

“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

Continued career as a postdoc in nursing with a special focus on implementation
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

Susanna Pusa has been employed at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University in Stockholm.

Goal of participants not yet reached in COVID-19 study
Published: 07 Sep, 2020

This week, more people have the opportunity to participate in the large study of current COVID-19 infection.

Novel insights of how prostate cancer causes secondary tumors
Published: 03 Sep, 2020

Awareness of how prostate cancer cells become mobile and spread may provide opportunities for treatment.

Take the chance to get tested for COVID-19 on Campus Umeå
Published: 25 Aug, 2020

The aim is to perform up to 20,000 tests on students and staff between 31 August and 10 September.

NMMP funding for collaboration projects with SciLifeLab
Published: 03 Jul, 2020

A minor grant opens the door for national collaboration between young group leaders at WCMM and SciLifeLab.

Medicine against prostate cancer in new COVID-19 study
Published: 15 Jul, 2020

Researchers will investigate if a medicine for prostate cancer also can have effect on COVID-19.

Templating S100A9 amyloids on Aβ fibrillar surfaces revealed
Published: 26 Jun, 2020

A research team has provided the mechanistic insight into protein co-aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.

Umeå researchers take up the fight against covid-19 with SciLifeLab support
Published: 13 May, 2020

SciLifeLab and Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation funds 6 projects focusing on combating the corona.

Psoriasis patients’ mental health is more than skin-deep
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

Other physical diseases more often than the skin cause mental problems for people with psoriasis.

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway found
Published: 18 May, 2020

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway that can modulate synthesis and structure of cell wall.

Developing AI-robots for healthcare
Published: 02 May, 2020

AI robots that talk to humans are developed at Umeå University and the University Hospital of Umeå.

Bacteria use small molecules to slam the brakes on their own growth
Published: 29 Apr, 2020

A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.

Information to our candidates, supervisors and external partners
Published: 25 Mar, 2020

All planned spring semester Industrial Doctoral School activities are cancelled due to the coronavirus.

TropEd Network Chair/President elected from Umeå University
Published: 06 Mar, 2020

Marie Lindkvist, Associate Professor at EpiGh has been elected by International TropEd Network.

Karantän på lyxkryssaren gav fler coronasmittade
Published: 28 Feb, 2020

More people were infected by coronavirus at the cruise ship in quarantine than if passengers could go ashore.

Differences in interpretation affect the implementation of health programs
Published: 21 Feb, 2020

To increase involvement in health systems, decision-makers must be aware of differences in interpretation.

WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus
Published: 13 Feb, 2020

The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

SEK 12 million for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying the Master's programmes in Public Health.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.